We’re committed to supporting local grassroots organisations and the work they do in their communities and so we’ve developed a number of resources to share what we’ve learnt from our community initiatives and partners.

Take a look below to learn how we can help your organisation make a difference in your community.

Tips for successful community projects

We’ve collaborated with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to produce the Tips for Successful Community Projects series to showcase key learnings from community-led grassroots projects, with the aim to build more resilient communities.

Video series for successful community projects

These videos are based on interviews conducted with four community groups about their projects and what made them successful. The projects and people featured in the series address a wide range of challenges in their communities, but what they share is resourcefulness, drive and a willingness to ‘have a go’.

Take a look at the videos and find out how you can take charge and get your community project off the ground.

Involve the community

Finding & applying for grants

Ways to evaluate success

Help sheets for successful community projects

We've developed a number of help sheets to help your organisation get started.

Identify community needs

  • Involve your community 
  • Gather your team 
  • Gather your supporters
  • Collaborate for success 
  • Create a realistic plan 
  • Keep the community informed
  • Follow your passion

Raise funds

  • Finding and applying for grants
  • Identify sources of diverse funding
  • Set yourself up for financial success
  • Understand the funding requirements

Measure impact

  • Ways to evaluate success
  • Share your results

Community design resources

Australia Post has developed some online resources designed for community organisations to help them gain skills and build capability in the area of Human-centred design – involving the people you are designing programs and projects for in the process. 

Everyday support for communities

In addition to the activities we undertake as part of our Corporate Responsibility strategy, we also support community groups and community members they may work with in the many everyday ways. Learn more about our everyday support for communities.